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Pyotr Kolodin

Above: signed photo inscribed on the back and signed cover from Pyotr Kolodin

In January 1963, a group of 15 reported for duty at Star Town. From that large group of experienced and graduated men, only a few didn't actually made a spaceflight: Buinovski, Gulyayev, Kolodin, Kugno (all military engineers) and Kuklin, Matinchenko, Vorobyo, Voronov (pilots).

Born on.. 23 Sep. 1930
Join Cosmonaut Team in: January 1963
As... Engineer
Left Cosmonaut Team in April 1983
Identity revealed at... Late 1988

Graduated from Military Academy of Engineering and Radioengineering, 1959; Officer of missile troups; was selected on 08.01.1965 (TsPK-2); OKP (cosmonaut basic training): 1/63 - 21.01.1966; he was assigned for five different missions (e.g. Soyuz 11) but was always grounded; later he worked as flight controller; presently retired.

 

 

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